Restricted items

Learn about rules for knives, dangerous goods, and other carry-on or checked baggage items concerned by many passengers.

For passengers flying on a codeshare flight


When boarding a codeshare flight serviced by another airline, the free baggage allowance indicated on your ticket will be valid in principle. For details, please contact us, the operating airline or your travel agency.

Important Notices

Portable chargers (mobile batteries) for smartphones cannot be checked in.

If you check in portable electronic devices with built-in lithium metal or lithium ion batteries, please be sure to turn off the power and protect it with a case, clothing, etc.

Items for which air transport is prohibited (dangerous goods)

Items for which air transport is prohibited by law (dangerous goods) may not be brought on board as either carry-on or checked baggage.

  • Items posing an explosion hazard
  • Highly flammable items
  • Items that may injure people or cause damage to other property

The following items are classified as dangerous goods and may not be transported on board.

  • Electronic devices with lithium-ion batteries exceeding 160Wh (transporting the batteries alone is also prohibited)
  • Gas Canisters, Insecticides, Pesticides, Fireworks, Firecrackers
  • Self-heating meals (Box meal with self heating devices)
    * Prohibited in both carry-on and checked baggage regardless of before or after heating.
  • Instant Cold Pack
    * Prohibited in both carry-on and checked baggage regardless of before or after using.

What you can't carry to the cabin

Sharp objects (such as scissors and knives) and items that have the potential of being used as weapons (such as golf clubs) are not allowed to be carried on board.

  • Items that can be used as a weapon, including knives and blunt objects
  • Items with exceptionally sharp points
  • Other items that could be used as weapons

Please check them in at the counter.
If you are found to be carrying such items at a security check when departing from the U.S. or another country outside of Japan, you may be subject to fines under the laws of that country.

  • For details, please also check each airport information page.

Carry-on items with restrictions


Know before packing your carry-on baggage

See a list of restricted articles in checked and carry-on baggage, of which we have received frequent inquiries.
Please check if these items are in your baggage or not.
Transportable items are for personal use only.

Examples of common items in baggage

Portable chargers (mobile batteries)

Laptops and tablets

Hair curlers, curling irons


Toiletary articles and medicines (not containing radioactive materials)

Electric wheelchairs

What you can't include in checked baggage

The items listed below should be carried with you and not included in your checked baggage.

Expensive items

Cash, jewelry, precious metals, securities, bills of exchange, works of art and antiques.


Documents, electronic data, passports and other personal identification required for travel, samples, credit/bank cards, cash vouchers, bankbooks, checks, commuter passes, keys, computers and computer accessories, mobile phones, film cameras, digital cameras, video cameras, medicines, paintings, watches, mementos, etc.

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